Wellness

Seven Ways to Exercise Your Brain

Allie Johnson
Many people fear a loss of thinking skills and memory as they age. But there are steps you can take to help keep your brain sharp — from taking a brisk walk, to learning a new language, to solving a... Continue

Yoga for Every Body

Kathy Simpson
Yoga has many benefits for every body at every age and, contrary to popular belief, you don't need to be able twist yourself into a pretzel to do it. Just start where you are and work within your abilities. Yoga will gently yield its... Continue

Workouts to Try If You’re Starting from Scratch

Emily Guy Birken
Working out is one of those important-but-not-urgent tasks that can easily fall to the bottom of your to-do list. We're often reminded of how important self-care is after we hit a major milestone birthday, experience a health scare, or... Continue

7 Myths About Your Brain

Michele Lerner
Do you consider yourself a left-brain or a right-brain person? Do you hope to improve your memory by playing computer games? If so, you’ve likely been influenced by common myths about the human... Continue

Set Your Biological Clock for a Better Sleep

Allie Johnson
Do you dream of getting a good night's sleep but always wake up bleary-eyed and cranky? Age might be partly to blame but tweaking lighting can help. Sleep patterns tend to change with age, with older adults reporting more insomnia than... Continue

The Smart Plate: 10 Foods That Support a Healthy Mind

Amanda S. Creasey
The golden years of our lives are not called golden for nothing. And while Robert Frost warns us that “nothing gold can stay," studies have shown that we can take certain steps to lengthen the duration of our golden years and keep a... Continue

How to Fall Asleep Fast and Sleep Better

Nancy Mann Jackson
More than 30 percent of Americans are perpetually sleep-deprived, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Sleep deficiency contributes to a wide range of potential health and safety problems. As we age, it’s... Continue